Origin of "Nevada"

Nevada State Name Origin


State of Nevada

State of Nevada geology and topography map: A Tapestry of Time & Terrain | USGS

What does "Nevada" mean?

The name Nevada comes from the Spanish "Sierra Nevada" (which is also a mountain range in Spain), meaning snow-covered mountain range ("Nevada" is the Spanish feminine form of "covered in snow" or "snow-capped"). All State Name Origins



Nevada USA (public domain image).

Nevada USA